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The Matt Mittan Show


Community, Business, Entrepreneurship

Community, Business, Entrepreneurship


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Community, Business, Entrepreneurship








Matt Mittan Show: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

In this episode: - Jesse and Matt review the Booking Process, for businesses to get on the show. - Darrell Thomas, Entrepreneur and Inventor of The Khalk Krawler visits the show, ahead of his trip to present at the New York City Toy Trade Show. Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: February 11, 2020

In this episode: - Matt offers a monologue exploring the opportunities and challenges of having so many new Hotels being developed in the greater Asheville area. GUEST: - Johanna Hagarty of the Western Woman's Business Center sits down with Matt to discuss numerous support services available to area entrepreneurs as well as tips on successful networking meeting techniques. Support the show (


GUEST: Matt Williams, Owner of The Eagle Room Studio

GUEST: Matt Williams, Owner of The Eagle Room Studio Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Tuesday February 4, 2020

In this episode: - Matt opens up the show with an extended monologue reviewing a story by the Asheville Citizen-Times that reveals further evidence of deeper corruption in Buncombe County government and goes over why he feels that an independent Forensic Audit is long overdue. GUESTS: - Jean Paul Lausell, COO of Hickory Nut Gap Farm - Jesse Barry hops in the studio to review how to get your businesses booked for a feature on Biz Radio Asheville. - Johanna Hagarty of the Western Woman's...


Matt Mittan Show: Monday, February 3, 2020

In this episode: - Matt offers his Eulogy for Buncombe County Commissioner Mike Fryer, who was a long time fighter for accountability and open government locally. - Matt and Michele react to the shocking news of longtime Asheville-grown business "Earthfare" closing all their stores. - Marty Reed from Capital Bank Card Asheville visits to talk about processing strategies and POS positioning in your business. Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show, Thursday, 1-30-20

In this episode: - Matt opens up the show with a monologue on Buncombe County TDA's decision to increase tourism advertising spending by $1 Million, due to so many new hotels opening up in Asheville and their fear that there might not be enough people visiting to fill the beds. GUESTS: - Ashley and Greg Garrison, Owners of Asheville's iconic "The Hop Ice Cream Cafe" - Michele Scheve hops in the studio, before launching into her show "Everything AVL", to vent about an unbelievably bad...


GUEST: Dave Riddell of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More (Asheville and Durham, NC)

For more info, visit them ON THE WEB! Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Tuesday, 1-28-20

In this episode: - Matt offers a monologue on a controversial development proposal off of Overlook Rd in already crowded South Asheville. He also asks, "When we hear that developers are in discussions with neighborhood leaders, just how do they determine and find said people?" FEATURED GUESTS: - Nancy Martin, Founder of The Garage Authority - Johanna Hagerty, New Marketing Director for the Western Woman's Business Center - Jesse Dean, Founder of Asheville Tea Company Support the show...


GUESTS: Dr Brack Jeffreys and Dr Kim Bella of The Center for Spiritual Emergence

The Center for Spiritual Emergence provides licensed professional services to help people live to their fullest potential by proving a transpersonally-based, systems-oriented, body-centered and trauma-integrated approach to healing spiritual emergence, spiritual emergencies and addictions. Their website is and they can be reached by email at or call them at 828-237-1404. Support the show...


Matt Mittan Show: Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

In this episode: - Marty Reed of Capital Bank Card Asheville - Mike Palermo of Palermo Law Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In this episode: - Matt offers his reaction to the most recent wave of iHeartRadio layoffs, which took out a few of his former local co-workers - including the person who took over the mic on WWNC after Matt left. GUESTS: - Michele Scheve, Owner of Slice of Life Comedy - Jamie Knox, Founder of Burning Sage Yoga Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

In this episode: GUESTS: - Arnaldo Alvarez, from HEW Asheville - Laura Ford from the Western Woman's Business Center - Amy Pickett, Founder of Sugar and Snow Gelato Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

In this episode: - Laura Ford of the WWBC - Andre Daugherty of Pro 16 Productions - Lt General (Retired) Pete Osman, President of The US Marine's "Toys for Tots" Support the show (


GUEST: Jean Paul Lausell, COO of Hickory Nut Gap

Hickory Nut Gap began with a love story in 1916 when newlyweds Elizabeth and Jim McClure purchased the farm property. Four generations later, Elizabeth and Jim’s great grandson, Jamie Ager and his wife Amy, embarked on a mission to share the family farm experience with the world and develop a sustainable farming model. Today, Hickory Nut Gap is a proud leader in 100% grass fed and grass finished beef, pasture-raised pork, and pasture-raised chicken. They work with over 50 farmers in the...


Matt Mittan Show: Thursday, December 12, 2019

In this Episode: - Chris Rice & Sherri Biederman of KELLEX (Legacy Furniture Manufacturer in WNC) - Matt offers some historical perspective on current events by summarizing the torrid tale of William Blount and his Impeachment, from the late 1790's. History has a way of repeating itself... Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

In this episode: - Bennett, Grant and Wilson Billingsley of the band "Billingsley" hang out in the studio, cutting up and giving some good behind the scenes insights. A couple songs get on the airwaves as well. - Jean-Paul Lausell, the new C.O.O. of Hickory Nut Gap Farms joins Matt and Michele for a great discussion about scaling up this legacy family business in WNC. Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Monday, December 9, 2019

In this episode: - Matt & Michele have a chat about Development in Asheville - Bradley Bailey of King Plumber - Boomer Sassman of Big Boom Design Support the show (


TOPIC: Discussion on Asheville Development

Michele Scheve joins Matt for a brief discussion about development in Asheville. Matt offers an idea on a way to stabilize and secure neighborhoods and businesses from gentrification. (Air Date: Monday, December 9, 2019) Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In this episode: - Jean Coletti of 8th Element - Gabriel Dash and Courtney King of Hey Hey Cupcake - Ceil Salvadori of New Sun, Inc - Louise St Romaine of Fast Cat Studio Support the show (


Matt Mittan Show: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

In this episode: - Dr Brack Jeffreys and Dr Kim Bella from the Center for Spiritual Emergence - Jason Muhammad of JM Leadership Consulting - Laura Ford from Western Women's Business Center Support the show (